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Deer Antler Velvet Handbook
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• Multi-step Hydroalcohol
• 1 dropper
• 1-3 droppers 1-3 times per day
• 1 pound:1 quart - 28,500mgs to 2oz.(60ml)
• May 25th 2022
• 2 Years from manufacture
Made In Oregon USA
2oz. (60ml) Deer Antler Velvet Supplement - 60 droppers in a bottle
Deer Antler Tincture is ~500mgs extract per 1ml dropper.
Questions and Answers
Common questions about Deer Antler Velvet supplementation.
Q: how does deer antler velvet work?
A: Deer antler velvet contains a unique combination of nutrition that works together to support many functions and systems in the body. This nutrition includes essential minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, selenium, and peptides, such as collagen and growth factors. See our blog post that goes over nutrient and structure/function: How Does Deer Antler Velvet Work?
Q: Why is Tonic Tinctures deer antler velvet dark colored?
A: Two reasons: because it is very concentrated and because we use dark colored Asian plum deer in our formulation, which have dark colored antlers, along with red deer antler. See our deer antler velvet product specs section for more info about our formulation.
Q: How long does a bottle last?
A: A bottle of deer antler velvet will last 2-4 weeks depending on dose and how consistent one is with supplementation. You may purchase a 3 Pack of Deer Antler Velvet for 15% off and run a good 45-90 day cycle. Some signs that deer antler velvet are working is increased stamina, less stress and better skin tone. If you are interested in fitness and physique goals you may want to choose the Power Pack.
Q: How many days does a bottle of deer antler velvet last, if you take 2 droppers in the am, and 2 droppers in the pm?
A: At 60 droppers per bottle and 4 droppers per day that would be 15 days or 2 weeks. That is a bigger dose, so some days you may take 2 or 3 droppers instead depending on diet and activity levels. The more you do and the more you eat the more you can take. You may purchase a 3 Pack of Deer Antler Velvet for 15% off and run a good 45-90 day cycle.
Q: Is your product harvested from North America?
A: We don't source from North America since we choose both New Zealand red deer and Chinese plum deer for there differences. We blend these differently in each version of our products for different results. New Zealand deer antler velvet is affordable, easier-to-take, more nourishing and building to health. Chinese deer antler velvet is higher priced and used for performance, hormonal health, and joint relief. Deer Antler Velvet ingredients. Power Velvet ingredients. Capsules ingredients. Regen Elixir ingredients.
Q: Do you use tips in your deer antler velvet products?
A: Yes, the tips contain lipids that promote circulation and peptides that work with all the essential nutrition found in all our deer antler velvet products to promote growth and regeneration. Since the tips are more expensive and extract into alcohol better, you will find them in highest concentration within our Power Velvet.
Q: What are the main effects of deer antler velvet?
A: The main effects of deer antler velvet are stamina, joint health, and regeneration. Additional effects include healthier skin, circulation, stress resistance, immune function and growth.
Q: What is the extract ratio for your deer antler velvet, 10:1, 20:1, 90:1?
A: For are regular strength Deer Antler Velvet our extract ratio is 1:2 which means 1 ounce deer antler velvet to 2 ounces extract liquid. These other extract ratios mentioned do not have units, but generally 10:1 refers to 10 pounds to 1 pound finished product where a small amount is then dissolved, not extracted, into liquid. There is a difference. See our blog post What is the Best Deer Antler Velvet Supplement? for more info.
Q: Will deer antler velvet mess-up my hormones?
A: No, deer antler velvet will not mess-up hormones; it contains nutrition that may help to promote healthy hormones in men and women by nourishing glands. Deer antler velvet works by supplying essential nutrients in combination with unique constituents that promote endocrine function in balance based on your glands.
Q: Does deer antler velvet increase testosterone?
A: As with many foods and supplements deer antler velvet will increase testosterone in males due to the combination of hormone supporting nutrition. In females, they will increase production of female hormones in balance. See our blog for a few deer antler velvet testosterone studies.
Q: When should you take deer antler velvet?
A: Most doses should be taken with complete meals and/or protein shakes since the concurrent nutrition will make deer antler velvet work better. You may also take deer antler velvet 30 minutes before exercise sublingually to promote performance.
Q: How much IGF-1 does deer antler velvet contain?
A: Nanogram amounts of IGF-1 and other growth factors. Deer antler velvet is like many animal foods such as eggs, cheese, and milk which also contain growth factors. Deer antler velvet is a non-caloric source of growth factors which is a good way to add more into the diet.
Q: How much deer antler velvet is safe?
A: Most studies and sources show a minimum dose of 1,000 mgs to 2,000 mgs while a large dose would be 6,000 mgs to 9,000 mgs. Dosage does depend on type of deer velvet used; for example: Asian Plum Deer is more potent while New Zealand Red Deer is less potent.
Q: What is the best form of deer antler velvet to take?
A: Depends. Capsules preserve freshly powdered velvet antler and are high in essential nutrients. Liquids made with alcohol preserve extracted deer antler velvet slices and increase potency and performance benefits. A higher alcohol extract is fastest acting and promotes greater performance by the cardiovascular benefits.
Q: Will deer antler velvet help repair injuries?
A: Yes, deer antler velvet contains several essential nutrients in concentration that are necessary for the healthy growth and repair of skin, muscle, joints, and bone. Additionally, deer antler velvet promotes regeneration hormones.
Q: Will deer antler velvet help me lose weight?
A: Yes! Those who achieve weight loss goals through bodyfat reduction may add deer antler velvet to a complete balanced weight loss oriented diet and exercise routine. Additionally, deer antler velvet assists the retention of non-fat lean mass for physique lifestyles.
Q: What is the best deer antler velvet for weight loss?
A: Choose the liquid alcohol extracts for better weight loss results as part of a complete diet and exercise program designed for weight-loss.
Q: Why do I get headaches when taking deer antler velvet?
A: Possibly for two reasons. 1. You are taking too much. Go ahead and skip a dose for 1-3 days and start again at a lower dose and work up to a larger dose, see our dosage section for more info. 2. You are taking a tonic like deer antler velvet without a enough of a complete diet. Since it boosts hormones, be sure to eat enough quality fats from eggs and butter. Since it boost regeneration be sure to eat enough quality complete proteins like eggs, chicken, fish - anywhere from .5 grams to 1 gram per pound of body-weight. Stay hydrated. See: Tips for Taking Tonics, Superfoods, Adaptogens and Medicinal Herbs.
Q: I have started using deer antler velvet, but then I stopped. Each time I took it I felt brain fog and dizziness. I don't think I respond well to this deer antler velvet tincture. What do you think?
A: Deer antler velvet works for everyone, understanding how to get supplements to work can be challenging. This sounds like low blood sugar that you are getting. Oftentimes when our blood sugar gets low we get brain fog and dizziness. To avoid this, do not take deer antler on an empty stomach, or on a fast, or only carbohydrate meals and instead eat complete meals to support the benefits of deer antler velvet. Be sure to salt foods and always take deer antler velvet with food. See above question for more insight and Tips for Taking Tonics, Superfoods, Adaptogens and Medicinal Herbs.
Q: Is deer antler velvet legal?
A: Deer antler velvet is not a drug and is regulated as a dietary supplement.
Q: Will deer antler velvet show up on a urine or blood test?
A: Deer antler velvet does not contain synthetic drugs and not taken like drugs.
Q: Is deer antler velvet banned by the military?
A: No. Many people confuse deer antler velvet with a drug, but deer antler velvet is a food grade supplement, much like eggs, cheese, and milk without the calories. Are these foods banned by the military?
Q: Is deer antler velvet banned by WADA?
A: No, they have removed any statement or classification about deer antler velvet from the internet, since at one time, WADA did confuse deer antler velvet with drugs.
Q: Why is deer antler velvet banned by some major league sports including the NFL?
A: Because of drug-hoax marketing that led professionals to falsely believe deer antler velvet was a performance enhancing drug. Super cheesy!
Q: Can deer antler velvet be used for my condition/disease and does deer antler velvet have side-effects?
A: Deer antler velvet is not a drug and does not have side-effects, nor does it treat conditions and diseases; this is a hokey ineffective use promoted in medical propaganda. Please avoid medical fraud on the internet when researching supplements. It is possible to have a reaction to a supplement from taking it with a poor incomplete diet or by taking a supplement improperly.